For those affected by this problem, Microsoft has previously offered a resolution which involves downloading the Surface RT Recovery Image, create a USB recovery drive, boot the tablet with it to fix the boot-loader.  Now the problem seems to be permanently resolved, here is the official statement: For those wanting to grad the update now, they can do it from the store and if it doesn’t show up, check this previous article to force the Windows Store to display the update. We worked to quickly resolve the issue and now encourage customers to update their Surface RT devices. Surface Pro and 8.1 customers were not impacted by this issue. As previously announced, there is a recovery solution available for download for Surface RT customers who experienced the installation issue. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. If an issue occurs with our software or devices, we take immediate steps to ensure a quality experience for every single customer—that’s been our driving priority in this case, despite the very limited number of customers impacted. We are grateful to the customers who shared their Surface RT devices, assisting our efforts to determine the root cause quickly. Developing… Source Microsoft | Thank you for the tip Richard Hay! All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.